While other Latin American countries storm on ahead in pursuit of greener energy, Argentina has barely got itself up and running, with chronic underinvestment in renewables. Until now, that is.
Intense rainfall in the heart of South America has caused major rivers to overflow, resulting in widespread flooding that has displaced over 160,000 and is being blamed on a particularly severe El Niño event.
Uruguay and Argentina are playing their part in the latest ‘green’ sporting revolution: the Formula E series, which aims to… Read more Formula E: Motorsport’s green revolution comes to South America
Hundreds of protesters from indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon have occupied a local airport, calling for greater responsibility and… Read more Peru: Indigenous protesters occupy Amazonian airport over oil dispute
Ranking of global green economies suggests that Latin American countries are far greener than they are given credit for being,… Read more Global Green Economy Index puts Costa Rica at head of impressive Latin American showing
Weeks of incessant rainfall have caused major rivers in Paraguay to burst their banks, with hundreds of thousands evacuated. But… Read more Paraguay floods offer flash of what could lie ahead
Global Peace Index 2014 survey reveals continued high scores for Uruguay, Chile, and Costa Rica; improvements for Argentina, Bolivia, and… Read more Global Peace Index 2014 – the state of peace and conflict in Latin America
Social development and tax justice campaigners point to rampant tax avoidance costing developing countries billions each year. Could a clampdown… Read more Close tax loopholes to cut out dirty side of Latin American development
President Fernández’s claim of a “winning decade” under scrutiny as new figures show that poverty is on the rise again,… Read more New poverty figures reveal losers at end of Argentina’s “década ganada”
Argentina’s President will have a lot on her hands when she returns to duty next month, after her party takes… Read more Argentinean elections leave Fernández with further headache